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External Material Scheduler


Job description

External Material Scheduler

Company : Safran Seats

Job field : Material and processes

Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom

Contract type : Permanent

Contract duration : Full-time

Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager

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Job Description

To define the supply parameters in the Companies Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP) by item file within individual scope of activity which are consistent with stock

targets and the industrial strategy

Participate in the Material Requirements Plan (MRP) validation process, analysing and processing exception messages (increase/decrease, progress, delay, cancel an

order etc..) resulting from the MRP

Accountable for the supplier on-time performance for your defined group of suppliers,

informing suppliers of discrepancies and providing resolution where applicable whilst

working closely with our internal Quality teams

Confirm and communicate requirements and changes resulting from the MRP to the supplier by confirming any necessary modifications that are to be made, communicate

to internal customers where applicable, escalating where necessary

Issue the schedule agreements or purchase orders in line with ERP recommendations (1st & 2nd tier)

Obtain acknowledgement from the supplier for any changes or modifications to requirements

Negotiate dead-lines and quantities with suppliers within the limits of the contract established by the Purchasing team (negotiation of dead-lines / quantities, but not


Provide information and visibility necessary to the internal Manufacturing Area and suggest solutions in cases of imbalance

Monitor and analyse the impacts of manufacturing defects in terms of yield and if necessary reschedule requirements to ensure commitments can be met, work with the internal scheduler to ensure yield is factored into future planning. This may include managing orders relating to re-work or repair orders back into the business planning schedule

Measure and analyse supplier performance in coordination with the Supplier

Performance Matrix (where applicable) using the defined metrics and provides the required weekly/monthly reports

Analyse the root cause of metrics not at target level and work with the SPM (where applicable) and external supplier to develop the necessary action/recovery plans

Oversee the progress of manufacturing on the external supplier's site, manage delivery receipts, follow the flow through to reception of articles, manage administrative disputes and organise supplier returns.

Organise regular visits to the external supplier's site to hold progress review meetings or to discuss short term performance issues

Monitor external supplier capacity and provide an early warning to the SPM (where applicable) when problems are foreseen

Establish and implement actions plans to limit uncertainties and hazards in the short term horizon and work with the external supplier to shorten production cycles within

the supplier's manufacturing process

Analyse the impacts of requests for technical modifications and other changes within

their scope of activity and implement the action plans

Complementary Description

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people

These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:

• We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive

• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future

• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate

• We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues

So you'll be supported every step of the way!


Our people are at the heart of our success, as we work together to achieve our mission: contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation. We are tackling the biggest challenges in aerospace, with a commitment to work to decarbonise the industry by 2050.

Global Mobility

As part of the Safran Group, across our businesses we are market leaders in aerospace, defence and space; there is always potential for future mobility in the UK and internationally.

Job Requirements

At least 12 months experience in a similar manufacturing planning role.

Good working knowledge of an ERP system

Proven skills in resource scheduling and procurement activities.

Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication and team collaboration

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you!

Our employees are at the heart of our success, as we work together for our sustainable future. There are four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:

• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business

• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future

• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate

• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:

• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays

• Benefits Programme, with a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare

• Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses

• Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working

• Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement

• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

Please apply and submit your CV today! Once your CV has been reviewed, we will contact you with the next stages.

We want Safran Seats to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Seats an inclusive place to work.

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